published a fantastic article
that talked about the benefits of collaborative web design
. It explained the benefits of promoting teamwork, exposition of ideas, creation and expansion of knowledge, the mixture of different styles, meeting deadlines and multiple solutions to shared experiences.
Awwwards supports this collaborative culture
in which we believe, and we have prepared a list of interesting Web 2.0 tools
that can be useful for teams working in web design.
Large Audience Webinars
| Task Lists
| Project Management
| Events Scheduling
| Collaborative Development
| Documents Publishing
| Instant Messaging & VoIP Audio Conferencing
| Web Presentings
| File Sharing
| Collaborative Suites
Large Audience Webminars
Free Web Conferencing & Webinar Service. No time limits or restrictions. Up to 200 attendees per meeting, screen sharing, conference calling and more.
Fuzebox offers online meetings and collaboration application.
Asana is the shared task list for your team. The place to plan, organize and stay in sync with your efforts.
- Remember The Milk
Remember the Milk is an application service provider for Web-based task- and time-management.
Mindjet helps us choose the best design direction to balance safety, design and schedule risks
TeamLab is a free open-source platform for business collaboration and project management. Create your own corporate portal in the cloud for free.
Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards.
Project2Manage is an online project management application that helps you stay up-to-date, on task and connected with your team.
Doodle eliminates the chaos of scheduling and saves you a lot of time and energy when you’re trying to find a time to bring a number of people together.
- Google Calendar
Google Calendar is the Google suite tool for scheduling.
Stixy makes it fun and easy for you to collaborate online! Create tasks, appointments, files, photos, notes, and bookmarks on your Stixyboards.
GroupZap is a tool for you and your team to collaborate on ideas in real-time, even if you're not in the same room.
Creately is cloud-based diagramming and design tool.
Conceptboard is an app for simple, visual teamwork: Create sketches, brainstorm or work together on documents. Directly in your browser or on the iPad.
Free public repositories, collaborator management, issue tracking, wikis, downloads, code review, graphs and much more…
Issuu is an online service that allows for realistic and customizable viewing of digitally uploaded material, such as portfolios, books, magazine issues, newspapers, and other print media.
Scribd is a social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents.
Instant Messaging & VoIP Audio Conferencing
Make internet calls for free with Skype.
Free video conferencing and webinars for all! Spontaneous or planned. Look for professional training courses, or become a trainer yourself.
Vidquik is a web conferencing & sales solution platform.
iMeet is a face-to-face secure online meetings service for business.
ooVoo is FREE 12-way video chat, instant messaging & more.
SlideShare is the best way to share presentations, documents and professional videos.
CX is a new kind of cloud experience that takes content to the next level with a range of unique features: secure storage, real-time syncing, public and private sharing, interactive group collaboration, and intelligent discovery.
Dropbox is a service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.
SugarSync is a service that syncs files across computers and other devices.
This suite of collaborative applications is extremely extensive, covering almost all facets of collaboration.
More Online Collaborative Tools: Robin Good's map
Here is a little selection but there are many others. Robin Good
compiled a very complete collection of the best online collaboration tools of 2012
in a great map updated monthly.